• Short Summary

    Item showing sailors rescued on chain of rafts.

  • Description

    French sailors practicing abandoning their ship.
    Location of events unknown/ unclear. sailors climb down ropes onto floating makeshift rafts - like pallets / skids. Also lifeboats are lowered and some get in those. Shot of the rafts floating about together as they get them hooked up.

    Then shot from the front of the chain 2 men from some navy on some other craft stand in foreground behind them they're pulling the lifeboats and rafts hooked together in a line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1914.25
    Media URN:
    73185
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:56:00 / 01:51:29:00
    Canister:
    ON 149 B

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